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New rules for UK Tier 4 and Tier 1 visas for students

As previously reported, the Tier 1 Post Study Work Visa route will come to an end on 6th April 2012. On this visa, students are able to work in the UK for up to 2 years after they graduate. Following this closure, the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa will be in its place, however, a […]

UK immigration to begin processing visitor visas for Olympic Games

The press release from UK Border Agency noted that the Games are expected to be the biggest event that the UK has ever hosted and that many extra visitors will arrive during the busy summer period in 2012. It is advised to apply as soon as possible so UK immigration officials can process your application […]

UK visas for Pakistanis issued faster

All UK visa applicants can benefit from the new facility located in Karachi where a UK visa can be issued within 15 working days on receipt of a complete application with relevant documents. The premium service should lead to faster services to the business community in Pakistan and also make it quicker and easier for […]

UK foreign nurse immigration falls

Immigration bans included the UK Department of Health, 2005, placing a ban on actively recruiting nurses from countries receiving UK aid. Nevertheless, BBRU researchers said such interventions had not resulted in improved retention of nurses in their home countries. The study identified a decline in the number of internationally trained nurses emigrating to the UK […]

UK to charge for immigration and asylum appeals

Appeals may be made in some types of visa application if you think that UK immigration officials have made an error in refusing your visa application. Also, from 19 December individuals will need to lodge their appeals at the tribunal in the UK. UK immigration will no longer accept appeals at any overseas UK visa […]

Online check to be introduced to simplify the Biometric residence permits process for employers

Damian Green said:‘It is vital that we work with employers to give them the tools they need to meet their obligations. Our new online checking service will also turn up the pressure on those who wish to live and work here illegally. The message is clear – the UK is no longer a soft touch […]

Employment restrictions for Bulgarian and Romanian nationals extended

Damian Green, said: Maintaining these controls will make sure migration benefits the UK and does not adversely impact on our labour market. The government is radically reforming the immigration system, and has already announced an annual limit on work visas and tough new rules for students to ensure net migration is reduced from the hundreds […]

United Nations Agency ‘hacking attack’ investigated

A spokeswoman for the UNDP said the agency believed “an old server which contains old data” had been targeted. “The UNDP found [the] compromised server and took it offline,” said Sausan Ghosheh.”The server goes back to 2007. There are no active passwords listed for those accounts.”Please note that was not compromised.” Details were posted […]